Public Safety Officer

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    6 months ago
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    November 26, 2018
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    Male, Female, Other

Public Safety Officer

Position Information

St. Catherine University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution, committed to excellence through diversity in education and employment. St. Catherine University strongly encourages applications from those who identify as diverse in terms of gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status and/or religion. St. Catherine University in St. Paul/Minneapolis, Minnesota, is a comprehensive Catholic university and home to one of the nation’s largest colleges for women, with associate and graduate programs for both women and men. Founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in 1905, the University integrates liberal arts and professional education within the Catholic traditions of intellectual inquiry and social teaching. Committed to excellence and opportunity, St. Catherine enrolls nearly 5,000 students in certificate, associate, baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral programs in traditional day and evening/weekend/online formats.

St. Catherine University is accepting applications for a 1.0 FTE, full-time Public Safety Officer in its Public Safety Department. Public Safety Officers are responsible for creating and maintaining a safe and secure campus environment and effectively handling emergency/crisis situations such as severe weather, medical emergencies, assaults, and fire. Public Safety has officers on duty 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Position Summary


-Effective patrol of buildings and grounds

-Locking and unlocking buildings according to designated schedules

-Responding to calls for assistance and providing escort services

-Enforcing parking regulations

-Providing effective response, investigation, and documentation of unusual or criminal incidents, medical emergencies, and fire alarms

-As a dispatcher, handle incoming calls and monitor responses

-Conduct routine safety inspections of buildings and grounds using OSHA and other regulatory guidelines

-Provide point-to-point service per University shuttle transportation schedule in designated University vehicle

-Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

-High school diploma or G.E.D required; Associate or Bachelor’s degree in law enforcement, social service, or criminal justice preferred

-A minimum of three months experience in customer service, community engagement or volunteer work is required; One year of experience in public safety in an institutional or campus setting preferred

-Candidates must have strong leadership, decision-making, critical thinking, and problem solving abilities

-Verbal and written communication skills are a must; PC experience helpful

-Priority will be given to those candidates with current First Aid and CPR certification

-Candidates must have the ability to work with cultural and gender diversity

-Must consent to finger printing and criminal history (background) investigation

-Must have a history of a clean driving record and meet University Van Certification qualifications

The successful candidate must have the ability to respond respectfully and effectively to people of all cultures, in a manner that affirms the worth and preserves the dignity of individuals, families and communities.

To Apply and Special/Other Requirements Summary

To apply: Please go to the St. Catherine University Employment Site to electronically apply for this position. Candidates of color are encouraged to apply as are those who will contribute to a diverse candidate pool. Website link is: Applicants may also visit the St. Catherine University Human Resources office to submit an electronic application. We are located in Derham Hall, Room 8. Application review begins immediately, position is open until filled.

St. Catherine University
2004 Randolph Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105
EEO/Drug Free Workplace Employer
Tobacco-Free Campuses

Our university is a proud member of the Upper Midwest HERC and is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff and assisting dual career couples. For more information and to find other higher education jobs in the Upper Midwest region, visit:

About Us

St. Catherine University

Founded in 1905, St. Catherine University offers the broadest range of academic programs and degrees among Minnesota’s private colleges and universities. Our integration of the liberal arts and professional education — and our emphasis on preparing people to be ethical leaders — ensures that students develop the intellectual flexibility and practical ingenuity critical to success in any field.

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